Seizure Disorder (Epilepsy) & pregnancy

About 1% of Americans suffer from seizure disorder commonly known as epilepsy. A seizure is a temporary physiological dysfunction characterized by a jerking motion and convulsions. This is caused by an abnormal or excessive electric discharge produced by neurons in the brain. ┬áThe idea of having seizures while pregnant is frightening for any mother as […]

Asthma & Heart Diseases in Pregnancy

Are you wondering how your pregnancy/future pregnancies will be affected by your heart condition and/or asthma? Depending on severity, these conditions can be fatal to both you and your baby, as such you should speak to your doctor before conceiving or immediately after you find out you are pregnant. For more information on how these […]

Thrombophilia and its associated health risks during pregnancy

Almost every one of us has noticed the gelatinous substance that forms when we injure or cut ourselves. This substance hardens over time and is responsible for stopping/ reducing blood loss. The substance is made of proteins and platelets that stick together to form what is known as a blood clot. The entire clotting process […]

Things to know about a Laparoscopic Surgeries

Laparoscopic surgery is a minimally invasive technique often used in gynecologic surgeries. It is used to for both the treatment and diagnosis of conditions such as ovarian cyst, fibroids, ectopic pelvic floor disorder, certain cancers, etc.1. Though often used with gynecologic issues, not all conditions can be treated with laparoscopic surgery. You should speak to […]

What should I know about 3D/4D ultrasounds? And How to Prepare for it?

An ultrasound is also known as a sonogram is a diagnostic tool that is used to view inside your body1. It does this by sending waves through your body using transducers. When these waves come into contact with tissues, bones, and fluids, they bounce away. Thus creating echoes that are then picked up by the […]